Overview

  • Product nameAnti-HSF1 antibodySee all HSF1 primary antibodies ...
  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to HSF1
  • SpecificityRecognises non-sumoylated HSF1
  • Tested applicationsELISA, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide:

    PLVRVKEEPPSPPQSPR

    conjugated to KLH, corresponding to amino acids 293-309 from a central region of Human HSF1

  • Positive control
    • 293 cell lysate

Properties

Applications

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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
ELISA 1/1000.
WB 1/100 - 1/500. Detects a band of approximately 57 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 57 kDa).

Target

  • FunctionDNA-binding protein that specifically binds heat shock promoter elements (HSE) and activates transcription. In higher eukaryotes, HSF is unable to bind to the HSE unless the cells are heat shocked.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the HSF family.
  • Domainthe 9aaTAD motif is a transactivation domain present in a large number of yeast and animal transcription factors.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    Phosphorylated on multiple serine residues, a subset of which are involved in stress-related regulation of transcription activation. Constitutive phosphorylation represses transcriptional activity at normal temperatures. Levels increase on specific residues heat-shock and enhance HSF1 transactivation activity. Phosphorylation on Ser-307 derepresses activation on heat-stress and in combination with Ser-303 phosphorylation appears to be involved in recovery after heat-stress. Phosphorylated on Ser-230 by CAMK2, in vitro. Cadmium also enhances phosphorylation at this site. Phosphorylation on Ser-303 is a prerequisite for HSF1 sumoylation. Phosphorylation on Ser-121 inhibits transactivation and promotes HSP90 binding. Phosphorylation on Thr-142 also mediates transcriptional activity induced by heat.
    Sumoylated by SUMO1 and SUMO2 on heat-shock. Heat-inducible sumoylation occurs after 15 min of heat-shock, after which levels decrease and at 4 hours, levels return to control levels. Sumoylation has no effect on HSE binding nor on transcriptional activity. Phosphorylation on Ser-303 is a prerequisite for sumoylation.
  • Cellular localizationCytoplasm. Nucleus. Cytoplasmic during normal growth. On activation, translocates to nuclear stress granules. Colocalizes with SUMO1 in nuclear stress granules.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • Heat shock factor 1 antibody
    • Heat shock factor protein 1 antibody
    • Heat shock transcription factor 1 antibody
    • HSF 1 antibody
    • hsf1 antibody
    • HSF1_HUMAN antibody
    • HSTF 1 antibody
    • HSTF1 antibody
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Anti-HSF1 antibody images

  • Anti-HSF1 antibody (ab59963) at 1/100 dilution + 293 cell lysate

    Predicted band size : 57 kDa
    Observed band size : 57 kDa

References for Anti-HSF1 antibody (ab59963)

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